19 Apr 2010 19:51

Polyus Gold could pay 15.83 rubles per share for 2009

MOSCOW. April 19 (Interfax) - OJSC Polyus Gold's board of directors (Russia's leading gold producer) has made a recommendation that dividends be paid for 2009's results at 15.83 rubles per share including a interim payment for the results for the first half of 2009, the company said in a statement.

For the first half of 2009, Polyus paid 6.55 rubles per common share putting 1.249 billion rubles into total dividends. The company's board of directors is recommending a dividend payment of 9.28 rubles per share (coming to 1.769 billion rubles in total).